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A choir of heaven’s angels are about the only thing that could compare to the sound of Restless Heart’s incredible harmonies in this 10-song collection of Christmas tunes.A nice mix of ... Read More
It’s always nice when an artist grows from project to project, but it can be a surprisingly fine line between a natural evolution and an abrupt change. Jake Owen seems to have masterfully ... Read More
Is there anything Kelly Clarkson doesn’t sound great singing? She hops from dance anthems (“Stronger”) to breezy country-soul (“Don’t Rush”) and points between ... Read More
If you’re looking for “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town,” sorry. The Jolly Old Elf passed by Trace Adkins’ house when he was recording this 10-song set of ... Read More
If you’re a big fan of the Robertson family from the hit A&E reality series Duck Dynasty (i.e., you buy every piece of merch bearing Willie’s or Uncle Si’s photo or the ... Read More
If you loved Kellie Pickler’s last album, 100 Proof, which was filled with traditional country music themes and arrangements, get ready for Chapter 2. With The Woman I Am, Kellie has made a ... Read More
There may be too few women on country radio right now, but it sure isn’t due to a shortage of talent. Case in point: Brandy Clark’s 12 Stories, a staggeringly great collection of ... Read More
OK, so we’ve had some fun lately at the expense of songs that talk about girls, country roads and trucks. “Cut Me Some Slack,” the latest single from Missouri outlaw Chris ... Read More
Scotty McCreery was still in high school when he released his debut album, Clear as Day. Although it’s only two years later, the American Idol winner is now a sophomore in college. But ... Read More
Life is frequently messy, particularly when you’re young. The Voice Season 3 champion Cassadee Pope knows it all too well, and her debut country album, Frame by Frame, plays like a series of ... Read More
For his first country album since 2006, Kenny takes on a diverse array of musical styles, from Cajun to folk and his everlasting forte, straight-up country ballads. And he slides into each genre ... Read More
From the opening drone of a church organ, and Gary Allan setting the scene very plainly at an AA meeting, you can tell this third single from Gary’s Set You Free isn’t going to be a ... Read More
Joe Nichols has one of those voices that was just made to sing country music, whatever that may sound like at the time. So on his cheekily titled seventh full-length album, Crickets (his first for ... Read More
What country music has right here is a new party anthem with absolutely no mention of dirt roads, moonshine, pink toes or tailgates.  Read More
Alan finally delivers a project he’s longed to complete, an album that showcases his bluegrass roots and undying love for the genre. And Alan sounds right at home, singing with enough ease ... Read More
At first glance, Tyler Farr might appear to be another contender for country fans’ favorite new guy who drives a truck and hunts, drinks beer and likes his music loud. Read More
It’s been eight years since ’80s and ’90s star Steve Wariner released an album that wasn’t completely instrumental. It Ain’t All Bad, Steve’s new release, ... Read More
In Sugarland’s sublime smash “Stay,” Jennifer Nettles sang from the perspective of a mistress who pleads with her lover not to return to his wife. The narrator in “That ... Read More
Carrie’s concert DVD won’t give you the charge of being there live, but it comes darn close.If you’ve never seen Carrie Underwood in concert, now is your chance. And you ... Read More
Chris' fourth career effort, while not exactly a concept album, basically revolves around a central theme: detailing the activities that take place in the wee hours of the morning.The hit ... Read More

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